Management Accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA)

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Southampton
Salary
£40k - £45k pa
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client, a FTSE 250 construction business, is seeking a competent and career-driven Management Accountant to join the company in a very exciting time of expansion and growth. You will play a pivotal role in the next phase of my client's development plans.

Client Details

My client is a FTSE 250 business and one of the UK's leading specialist construction groups with revenues just shy of £3 billion.

Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing management accounts on a monthly basis
  • Producing meaningful forecasts and budgets incorporating turnovers, profits and cash flows to incorporate into the quarterly review process
  • Preparing the half-year and full-year statutory accounts
  • Assisting with the half-year and full-year audits
  • Identifying financial risks as part of preparation of above key tasks
  • Cash and bank reporting for the business unit
  • Reviewing key control accounts reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Preparing month-end balance-sheet reconciliations
  • Reviewing overheads to date and update forecast as necessary
  • Checking and authorising (within delegated authority) payments to suppliers and subcontractors
  • Preparing and inputting of journals, prepayments and accruals
  • Reconciliation of inter-company balances
  • Providing support for the Finance Director as required
  • Ensuring compliance of group policies and accounting standards
  • Safeguarding the company's assets at all times

Profile

The successful Management Accountant will be fully qualified in CIMA, ACCA or ACA.

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • You will be able to produce information accurately and to the stipulated deadlines
  • You will demonstrate a high level of competence
  • You will have the ability to follow up queries and obtain explanations of variances to budget
  • You will have strong interpersonal skills to enable effective communication at all levels
  • You will possess commercial acumen
  • You will be flexible in your approach
  • You will be proactive in dealing with issues
  • You will be able to work on your own initiative
  • You will able to work well in a team

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with a proven track record in producing concise management information
  • From a construction background (though this is not essential as full training will be provided)
  • Background of working to and achieving strict deadlines.
  • Experience of implementing new processes and procedures and consistently challenging such processes to improve the quality of output
  • Knowledgeable of financial systems
  • Excel to an advanced standard
  • Good at building relationships internally

Job Offer

£40,000 - 45,000 plus 28 days holiday, pension, healthcare, parking


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